COVID-19: Akuapem North records two new cases

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The Akuapem North Municipality in the Eastern Region is the latest municipality to record cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) who is also the Chairman of the Municipal Public Health Emergency Committee, Denise Miracle Aboagye, described the two cases as imported ones in a statement.

1. A 59-year-old woman who returned to the country on 20th March 2020 and resides in Amanokrom.

2. A 45-year-old lady who returned to the country on 19th March 2020 and resides in Akropong.

The statement further said contact tracing of the two cases, isolation and testing are underway.

The statement reiterates that the joint directive signed on the 30th March 2020 by the four Municipal Assemblies was still in force and that it would be extended for another two weeks.

The statement also advised residents to adhere strictly to the directives to curb further spread of the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.

“As we fight the COVID-19 in our Municipality, it is important we take our personal precautionary measures very seriously.

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